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Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases are caused by biological agents, and produce clinically evident illness in humans. They can be transmitted through a variety of routes, including contaminated food or surfaces, animal or insect vectors, or from human-to-human contact. ATCC offers an extensive array of cells and microorganisms to promote research leading to novel methods of detecting, minimizing, and treating infectious diseases.
Hepatitis B 5631, CDC

Blood Borne Pathogen Research

ATCC provides pathogenic strains and associated cell lines to support research on blood borne diseases such as Hepatitis,
Salmonella typhimurium , Bette Jensen, CDC

Enteric Disease Research

ATCC offers an array of microorganisms and cell lines isolated from the mammalian digestive tract to support research on enteric diseases.
Streptococcus pneumoniaeImage, Dr. Mike Miller, CDC

Respiratory Infectious Disease Research

ATCC holdings include a variety of microorganisms and associated cell lines to support research on respiratory disease.
Herpes Simplex Virus, Dr. Fred Murphy and Sylvia Whitfield, CDC

Sexually Transmitted Disease Research

ATCC houses numerous microorganisms and associated cells lines to support the research on sexually transmitted diseases such as herpes, chlamydia, and gonorrhea.
Plasmodium falciparum, Dr. Mae Melvin, CDC

Vector Borne Pathogen Research

ATCC offers microorganisms and associated cell lines to support research on vector borne diseases such as malaria, West Nile virus, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.